About Ventura Business Brokers

Ventura Business Brokers offer a professional and highly confidential service to the owners of privately owned UK businesses.

Selecting a broker to assist you in the complex process of selling your business is the first crucial stage in achieving a successful outcome.

The Ventura Business Brokers team really understand business and have many years experience of either operating their own businesses or handling disposals and acquisitions on behalf of a wide range of clients across various business sectors.

We are result driven and our service to both sellers and buyers is personal, comprehensive and confidential. We offer very competitive fees and our typical client business will be valued between £500k and £10m.

If you are thinking about selling, please contact us for an initial confidential discussion.

About the team

John Southern

John Southern

Director

John has extensive knowledge of and experience in mid-market business sales and acquisitions. His past career includes a number of senior management positions in large national and regional UK companies. John has been working with the owners of privately held UK businesses for the past 30 years and became managing director of Ventura Business Brokers in 2013. John is a proven negotiator who has successfully managed a substantial number of sales in numerous and diverse business sectors.

Steve Batch

Steve Batch

Director

Steve has a twenty-year track record in negotiating major commercial agreements. His past career has included key roles in numerous high value sales and purchasing negotiations. Steve has served as chief executive of several media and IT businesses where he led multi-disciplined teams in negotiating complex, multiple shareholder joint ventures at main board level. He has been a director of Ventura Business Brokers for ten years and during this time has successfully led a large number of disposals and acquisitions on behalf of clients across a wide range of business sectors.